Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operator Salary Information in Nevada

The average annual and hourly salaries for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in the state of Nevada are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators amongst Nevada cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators in Nevada

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,300
25th Percentile Wage
$39,130
50th Percentile Wage
$48,520
75th Percentile Wage
$61,950
90th Percentile Wage
$89,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Nevada in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,520
-43.24% -17.11%
2016
$69,500
15.47% -
2015
$58,750
0.58% -
2014
$58,410
8.10% -
2013
$53,680
-5.85% -
2012
$56,820
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators in Nevada Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in some Nevada cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in state of Nevada ranges from $47,550 to $62,280. The highest paying area for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Nevada is Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,280. The second highest paying city/area in Nevada State is Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $52,850). The lowest paying area is Reno-Sparks with a median annual salary of $47,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$62,280
Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$52,850
Las Vegas-Paradise
$48,730
Reno-Sparks
$47,550




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